It is an exploration of the question 'where do extra-normal experiences come from?'
Smith tries to answer it and is told by the first psychologist he calls that nobody has done any research on that question, so he sets out to find it himself. He talks to every manner of explorer - shamans, trippers, sensory deprivation, near-death experience, advances in brain science such as in
Tweeting occasionally as himself @cudnoski on the twitter.
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